Definition for push

noun as in physical force

noun as in mental determination

Strongest matches

advance, boost

Strong matches

hype, plug, propagandize, publicize, puff

Weak matches

cry up, make known

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Example Sentences

Many of them plan to help finance the latest push for new, K-12 curriculum.

From Fortune

The United States already has more carbon-capture facilities than any other country in the world and could seize global market leadership with a concerted innovation push from the government.

Though the 2019 study observed that the watch tended to undercount wheelchair pushes, I found that the watch tended to overestimate my number of pushes slightly.

Even so, buyers say the push to constantly replan as well as to generate “good results” for clients even with economic uncertainty has been draining.

From Digiday

The smaller HomePod will help Apple renew its push into the smart home at a lower price, albeit with fewer speakers inside the device than the current $299 model.

From Fortune

Instead, straighten your civic backbone and push back in clear conscience.

In Afghanistan, there was a push to take back the southern province Helmand.

Doubling down on Schedule I is, at best, a deranged way to push Americans away from “medical,” and toward recreational, use.

After some animated debate at the conference, Lelaie declared, with some frustration, “If you push on the stick, you will fly.”

Slowly, two were opened up, and in 2010 the regional government opened all four Brogpa villages in a push for tourism.

The sense of bearing on to the voice, or endeavoring to push the tone by any pressure whatever, should be absolutely avoided.

Thereupon the governor attacked him alone, and giving a violent push on the door, opened it.

One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.

A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.

His only chance of ultimate recovery was to push boldly forward, and to betray no fear of failure.


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On this page you'll find 455 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to push, such as: advance, assault, attack, drive, effort, and offensive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.